Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse this repository, you give consent for essential cookies to be used. You can read more about our Privacy and Cookie Policy.


Durham Research Online
You are in:

Are immediate-return strategies adaptive ?

Layton, R. H. (2005) 'Are immediate-return strategies adaptive ?', in Property and equality : ritualisation, sharing, egalitarianism. New York: Berghahn, pp. 130-150.

Abstract

Argues that the social strategies that James Woodburn characterised as 'immediate return' are adaptive in specified ecological contexts. Woodburn's 'delayed return' strategies constitute a composite category. When the components (technology, territoriality) are separated they too can be shown to be adaptive in specific ecologies.

Item Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Foraging, Adaptation, Politics.
Full text:Full text not available from this repository.
Publisher Web site:http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=TadesseRitualization
Date accepted:No date available
Date deposited:No date available
Date of first online publication:2005
Date first made open access:No date available

Save or Share this output

Export:
Export
Look up in GoogleScholar